Corruption Category Information systems

Anti-corruption work relating to the systems and management of healthcare data. It is essential that reliable and accurate data is to use to inform healthcare policy and service deliver.


chapter Chapters


research Research

August 2020

How to improve healthcare with little money

Chapter: Slovakia

tOn the basis of an information request, the opposition asked the hospitals for data on how long cancer patients had to wait for diagnosis and treatment. They found that the number of patients waiting longer than the recommended 62 days had doubled since 2010. In 2018, there is no access to monitor such data. Since…

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July 2020

Transparency and accountability in public administration and service

Chapter: Ukraine

Research using data from ProZorro showed that there is considerable monopolization on procurement in the health sector. ProZorro is a fully online public procurement platform and a collaboration environment that ensures open access to public procurement (tenders) in Ukraine.

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project Projects

September 2020

Promoting transparency in the health sector

The main aim is to create a better understanding between doctors and patients in order to enhance the quality of service delivery in healthcare clinics.

May 2020

Action For Transparency

The project is aimed at empowering citizens to monitor public resources in the health sector and report on any misappropriation through ICT platforms including a mobile application and website.

A base line survey conducted in Nairobi County Embakasi sub-county showed gaps in capacity of health facility management committees on budget management and monitoring while an analysis of the Auditor General reports shows wastage of resources that should be spent to improve public services.

The project works with stakeholders in the health sector including but not limited to HFMCs ,facility in charges, citizens ,CSOs, government agencies and government .

May 2020

Mobile Drug Tracking System (MDTS)

The Mobile Drug Tracking System (MDTS) main objective was to increase citizen participation through assisting the citizenry to track pharmaceutical commodities in their local health facilities. It specifically allows citizens, community health workers and hospital management committees to query and monitor stocks. Additionally, it empowers citizens with information and knowledge to hold the governing institutions accountable.

May 2020

Increasing Participation, Accountability, Responsiveness and Transparency (PART): focus on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and other MDG-related interventions in the health sector in Ghana’

To achieve improved transparency and accountability in the flow and utilisation of NHIS financial resources leading to improved health service delivery in selected deprived districts by December 2014. The original project was focused on three regions and was financially supported by STAR-Ghana, a multi-donor agency.

November 2019

Transparency Tools for the Private Sector: Promoting Tools to Improve Transparency Standards in the Pharmaceutical Sector – Multi-Sectorial Transparency Agreement

To promote transparency in the pharmaceutical sector.
Specific objectives:
i) to provide a space for knowledge sharing and networking, with a view of setting up an agenda for multi-stakeholder collaboration and increase transparency in the pharmaceutical sector;
ii) to establish a guide outlining principles to strengthen transparency in the sector, which would support the signing of multi-stakeholder transparency agreements (MTA);
iii) to promote synergies among all relevant actors within the pharmaceutical sector

Behaviour Change:

Seeking Redress Against Corruption

November 2019

Influencing Increased Transparency in Clinical Trials

The work focused on engaging with regulators for a general review of the legislation governing medications. The goal was to influence stronger compliance around clinical trial registers, lodging and reporting. Working with partners (TranspaiMED and Mesh Down Under), the work sought to encourage the New Zealand Government to subscribe to the World Health Organisation joint statement on public disclosure of results from clinical trials.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Improved enforcement of policies

November 2019

Curing the Unhealthy Health System in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to reduce corruption in the health sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina through Civil Society Organisation (CSOs) engagement in policy formulation, decision making and supporting public healthcare institutions in providing a more quality and efficient health services to citizens. Main activities will focus on improving transparency, accountability and integrity of 15 healthcare institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina through provision of systemic solutions in key corruption risk areas of public procurement, conflict of interest, human resources management and financial management; patients’ waiting lists and increasing relevance of CSOs and media in the fight against corruption in the health sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Better Institutional Processes

Behaviour Change:

Community Action

November 2019

Enhancing Community Awareness on the Linkage between Corruption and Human Rights

The Coalition for Accountability and Integrity (AMAN), worked throughout this project on sharing the global knowledge on the linkage between corruption and human rights by compiling a practical assessment for Palestine with focus on the fundamental right to health, and providing community awareness on this linkage and empowering CSOs working on the health right to integrate integrity, transparency, accountability and anti- corruption in their strategies to play an active role in holding officials accountable for corruption and violation of human rights.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Improved enforcement of policies

Policy Adoption & Amendment

November 2019

Curiamo la corruzione (We Treat Corruption)

The aim of the project was to aim to increase awareness of corruption in the healthcare sector, to train the staff of healthcare and hospital companies and to implement and test innovative tools and specific organisational models.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Policy Adoption & Amendment

November 2019

Community and Health Provider-driven Social Accountability Intervention (CaPSAI)

The aim of the CaPSAI project is 2-fold:
- Describe and examine how social accountability processes are implemented and operationalized with a focus on understanding behaviours, decision-making processes, and the barriers and facilitators of change, with a view to generalizability;
- Develop more responsive quantitative measures for social accountability and show the relationship between social accountability and uptake of contraceptives and use and other family planning behaviours.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Better Institutional Processes

Behaviour Change:

Community Action

November 2019

Civic Monitoring of Public Procurement in Ukraine

The project aimed to establish an automated monitoring system to track public procurement, including the spending of funds within the healthcare sector. This information would then be accessible to every patient in order to increase transparency of healthcare procurement, with the long-term aim being the improvement of service delivery quality.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Better Institutional Processes


partner Partners

Global Partners:
FOJO Novartis World Health Organisation (WHO) Transparimed Crown Agents
Regional Partners:

Governmental Institution

Healthcare clinics

Lithuanian Young Doctors Association

The Cancer Patients Support Association (POLA)

NGO or Civil Society Organisation

Business

Mesh Down Under

Ministry of Health

Centre for Civic Initiatives

Media

CENSIS

Healthcare association or trade body

ISPE

RISSC

University, academia or research institution

Population Council

Kyiv School of Economics

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade

Open Contracting Partnership

State-owned enterprise (SOE) "ProZorro"